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Young Scientist 2011

Gorey Community School has a long running connection with the young scientist competition with application being made annually for a place in the exhibition. 
Applicants may enter a project into either of 4 categories:
- Biological and ecological
- Technology
- Chemical, physical and mathematical
- Social and Behavioural.
Students can enter individually or a part of a group of up to three members.  There are also 3 age categories in each of the above sections.
- Junior - first and second year
- Intermediate - third and fourth year
- Senior - fifth and sixth year

This year the following teams entered:
Ms Fairweathers TY class:
Title:  Investigating the physiological effects of music
Entrants:  Colin Doran, Rebecca Wilson, Jack Giffney
Title:  Safe and cost effective production of gas masks
Entrants: John Flavian, Ailill Bergin.
Ms O’ Neills TY class:
Title:  Noise cancelling earphones, safer for your hearing?
Entrants:  Sarah Augustt, Anna O’ Loughlin, Ryan Coates Nolan.
Title:  The Effects of waiting environment on white coat hypertension.
Entrants: Mark Berney, Clodagh Dunne, Dermot Wildes.
Ms Morans TY class:
Title: The effect of odours on memory and concentration
Entrants:  Joanne Byrne, Sean Mahon, Eoin Whelan.
All the above teams were entered into the competition one of which was successful. 
The team comprising of Mark Berney, Dermot Wildes and Clodagh Dunne were successful in winning their category, beating 96 other teams in this highly competitive section.
Next year’s competition entries will be due on October 3rd 2011 and the exhibition will run from 112th to the 15 January 2012. 
If any students are interested in entering a project please contact your science or technology teacher.
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